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APA Style (7th ed.): Books and Chapters

Introduction and examples of commonly cited works in APA Style, 7th Edition

Article in Online Reference Work (continuously updated) ***Special Case***

Chapter with DOI in online encyclopedia or other reference work, missing page numbers: 

Larkin, H., LaBrenz, C., Oby, S., Gerlach, B., Lee, E., Briar-Lawson, K., & Good, L. (2020). Responding to adverse childhood experiences across the lifespan. In C. Franklin (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Social Work. NASW Press and Oxford University Press. http://doi.org/10.1093/acrefore/9780199975839.013.1285

How to cite the work authored by three or more authors in-text:
Parenthetical citation: (Larkin et al., 2020) 
Narrative citation: Larkin et al. (2020)

Book Chapters - Examples

Chapter with DOI, from edited book:

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How to cite the work authored by three or more authors in-text:
Parenthetical citation: (Yao et al., 2020)
Narrative citation: Yao et al. (2020)

Chapter with DOI, from one volume (with its own title) in a multivolume edited work:

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How to cite the work by two authors in-text:
Parenthetical citation: (Kornspan & Quartiroli, 2019)
Narrative citation: Kornspan and Quartiroli (2019)

Entire Books (Authored, Edited) - Examples

Authored Book without a DOI, no editors/contributors (print or online version):

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How to cite the work authored by two authors in-text:
Parenthetical citation: (Morgan & Townsend, 2019)
Narrative citation: Morgan and Townsend (2019)

Edited Book without a DOI, from most databases (e.g., ProQuest Ebook Central) or print version.
IMPORTANT: Do not include the name of the database unless the work was created by the database only and the work is of limited circulation (i.e., not available from other databases/publishers).

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How to cite the work authored by two authors in-text:
Parenthetical citation: (Whitaker & Barton, 2018)
Narrative citation: Whitaker and Barton (2018)

Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM) - Examples

Entire DSM-5, with a DOI link and without a DOI link (print copy), an organization as both author and publisher (p. 324 of the Publication Manual):

American Psychiatric Association. (2013). Diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders (5th ed.). https://doi.org/10.1176/appi.books.9780890425596

American Psychiatric Association. (2013). Diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders (5th ed.).

How to cite the work authored by an organizational author in-text:

Parenthetical citation: (American Psychiatric Association, 2013)
Narrative citation: American Psychiatric Association (2013)

Specific Chapter in DSM-5, with a DOI link and without a DOI link (print copy), each chapter has a specific DOI: 

American Psychiatric Association. (2013). Schizophrenia spectrum and other psychotic disorders.
In Diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders (5th ed.). 
https://doi.org/10.1176/appi.books.9780890425596.dsm02

American Psychiatric Association. (2013). Schizophrenia spectrum and other psychotic disorders.
In Diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders (5th ed., pp. 87–122).

How to cite the work authored by an organizational author in-text:

Parenthetical citation: (American Psychiatric Association, 2013)
Narrative citation:

. . . discussed in the American Psychiatric Association's (2013) Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (5th ed.; DSM-5).
Direct quote: (American Psychiatric Association, 2013, Disorganized Thinking (Speech) section, para. 5)